Barack Obama's Basketball Jersey Sells For $120,000 At Auction

The jersey was valued at $100,000 before it was sold.

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Barack Obama's Basketball Jersey Sells For $120,000 At Auction

The number 23 jersey belonged to 18-year-old Obama while he was a senior at Punahou high school.


New York: 

A basketball jersey once owned by former US president Barack Obama sold Monday for $120,000, according to the Dallas auction house that sold it.

The number 23 jersey belonged to 18-year-old Obama while he was a senior at Punahou high school in Hawaii, where he lived at the time, according to Heritage Auctions.

The jersey was valued at $100,000 before it was sold.

Obama is a known basketball fan and was often seen playing during his tenure at the White House, with presidential staffers, celebrities or other guests.



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